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Are India's tiger numbers inflated?

Counting discrepancies could make a huge difference in classifying the Project Tiger a success or a failure, notes Pallava Bagla. IMAGE: According to recent figures, India has an estimate 2,226......

Tiger numbers roar back for first time in 100 years

According to the new data, India accounts for the most with 2,226.  IMAGE: A graphic to show the break-up of the tiger population around the world. Credit:© WWFFor a clearer image, click......

Scientists quarrel over India's tiger numbers

Have India's tigers increased by 30 per cent in the last four years? Some scientists question the numbers. Rashme Sehgal reports for on the debate. Scientists across the globe are......

'India may have got its tiger success story wrong'

A new study has indicated that methods commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt. The study conducted at University of Oxford focused on......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Paying for India's infrastructure

A while ago, Manmohan Singh estimated that India would need $150 billion equivalent over the next five years to upgrade its infrastructure. That works out to roughly Rs 6,75,000 crore (Rs 6.75......

India joins the Asian Century

Remember the "Asian Century"? Back in 1998 it seemed to have ended even before it had begun. The so-called Asian Tigers had collapsed almost as suddenly as they had arrived on the world economic......

New real estate law strikes fear among builders

New law could pose challenges of cost escalation, increased paperwork, fear developers.   Reeling from a slowdown in sales and a delivery crunch, the real estate sector is in for a double......

Cash may no longer be king as e-money emerges new ruler

The proposed ban on cash transactions above Rs 3 lakh may hit luxury goods, jewellery sales and real estate. You have just received cash as gift on your wedding and decide to buy that Rs 3.5-lakh......

India's tiny 'middle class' is a threat to the economy

The slower growth since the financial crisis of 2007-08 inevitably saw middle class wealth briefly shrink; the middle class added only 6.6 million to its cohort in India between 2008 and 2015,......

Malayalam director Priyanandanan ready with next

National award winning director Priyanandanan is ready with his next Malayalam film, Bhaktajanangalude Sradhakku, starring Kavya Madhavan and Irshad. The story is written by writer-director......

What Charlie Sheen, Raja Chaudhary have in common

Sometimes celebrities just plain lose it. And unfortunately for them, this always happens in full public view. Here's a look at a few men over the last few years -- two from the last month, in fact......

Bollywood takes on Kashmir

Back in the day, the breathtaking valley of Kashmir was Bollywood's backdrop for snowball fights, and the place Shammi Kapoor met pretty women and yelled in delight. Now, times are more troubled.......

Afridi lauds Dhoni's effort, seeks bilateral series with India

Under fire for his negative remarks against India, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi tried to thaw the issue by saying India is lucky to have a "stable" captain like Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "I thought......

Boxers strive to end gold drought at Asian Games

With expectations sky-high after their stupendous Commonwealth Games performance but very little time for preparations, Indian pugilists head to Guangzhou for the Asian Games where the country has......

French Open: Federer cranks up Paris temperature

Roger Federer did little to dampen the soaring temperatures at the French Open with a red-hot display of shotmaking that brought the year's second Grand Slam bursting into life on Monday. After......

Spotted: Brian Lara in Barbados

Reader Aslam Khan sent us this photograph from Barbados. 'I was in Barbados for a business visit and happened to attend their annual carnival. I met Brian Lara who was a good......
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